In normal times, camp is already invaluable for kids of all backgrounds. Camp provides opportunities for problem solving, learning together, meeting new people, and navigating social interactions in a relaxed and fun setting and, most importantly, outside of the house.
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GOAL Help caregivers remain healthy and become more confident and knowledgeable care providers. CHALLENGE While caregiving provides rewards, it also exacts a toll. Family caregivers are typically in poorer health than non-caregivers, twice as likely to suffer from serious stress, and well over half of them lack confidence to do all the necessary tasks of […]
On June 26, 1937, Camp Hiwela officially opened in Wild Rose. At that time, the residents of Oshkosh had a powerful belief that their daughters could benefit from a residential camping experience. From the architects who designed the cabins and dining halls, to the volunteers who built and maintained the camp, to the parents who […]
On Feb. 1, 1992, Andrew Swinney began his duties as the first President in the history of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Today, we are saddened to learn of his passing. Swinney was widely respected in Oshkosh. Past Foundation board members were emotional upon hearing the news. Here are some of their comments: “I am […]